Mine of Nemocón and Cathedral of Salt in Zipaquirá

Cultural & Theme Tours in Bogotá
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Tour description

Go 60 m under surface and experience what is to be a salt-miner. Discover the history of salt in the authentic salt mine of Nemocón with its impressive mirror of brine and the heart of Colombia and after a typical lunch, you will get to know the First Wonder of Colombia: The Cathedral of Salt in Zipaquirá.

Be amazed with 2 of the most beautiful places in the savanna of Bogotá; discover the colonial town of Nemocón and its Salt Mine located at 65 km from Bogotá. Starting time is at 8:00 a.m. at your accommodation in Bogotá. During our drive to Nemocón, enjoy the beautiful landscape. Once we arrive to the town, we'll leave you with a bilingual guide, who will take you through the tunnels of the salt mine. Get an incredible experience of what is like to be a salt-miner; descend 60 meters underground and learn about history of salt and the way to extract it. See the heart of Colombia, marvel at the mirrors of brine with ist stunning optical effect and take a look to the movie set of "Los 33" where the movie about the trapped miners of Chile was filmed and then we will take you to lunch in the city of Zipaquirá, th Cathedral of Salt in this beautiful town, was declared First Wonder of Colombia and considered one of the most remarkable architectural and artistic achievements of the colombian architecture. Enjoy an interesting tour to Zipaquirá visiting the Salt Cathedral and discovering the Main Squares of the colonial town.

What's included

  • Lunch
  • Bilingual guide in the Salt Mine
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance

What's not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities